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RESULTS: "One of the best-kept secrets in development"

30 May 2013

From 'Lobbying for the Greater Good', by DAVID BORNSTEIN , at the New York Times

Results remains one of the best-kept secrets in development . Since the 1980s, Results has played a unique role in helping to direct billions of dollars of government funding toward child survival, microfinance, education and health. It has done it with an army of volunteers and...

Recommended Listening: "Why Poverty?" session on Nutrition

30 May 2013

If you have a few minutes to spare today I recommended listening to Lawrence Haddad, Director of the Institute of Development Studies in Brighton, on BBC Radio 3's "Why Poverty?" session.

In the interview he reflects on the causes of continuing widespread undernutrition and suggests new solutions to fight it.

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Food for Thought this World Hunger Day

28 May 2013

Poor nutrition is capable of seriously damaging a child’s life chances before he or she even sets foot in a classroom.

Today, on World Hunger Day, Save the Children released a new report ' Food for Thought .' This report makes the case for increased investment in nutrition, arguing that investment in nutrition is not only the right thing to do, it’s a down-payment on...

EXPOSED: The Race Against Tuberculosis

26 May 2013

Last week, Aeras, a non-profit organisation committed to the development of effective tuberculosis (TB) vaccines, launched a film series covering the global epidemic of TB.

‘EXPOSED: The Race Against Tuberculosis’ is a four part series of short films featuring the voices of those on the front-line against the fight – patients, physicians, scientists, advocates and...

The EU gets ambitious on education

24 May 2013

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An exciting week in Brussels this week, as EU leaders met yesterday for a ' High Level Conference on Education and...

Nutrition advocacy tour: a week with Walter Nyika

23 May 2013

Todays blog comes from Mugove Walter Nyika, our southern advocate from Zimbabwe who joined us for our nutrition advocacy tour last week.

Saoirse Fitzpatrick was a student on attachment at the Rescope Programme in Malawi 2 years ago and now she is an Advocacy Campaign Assistant at RESULTS UK , an organisation that is working to end poverty. I arrived at RESULTS UK on Monday to participate in a campaign to lobby the UK government to contribute...

Recording of Disability and Education campaign update call now availble

22 May 2013

We are pleased to announce that a recording of May Disability and Education campaign update call is now available for download. We were joined on the call by Dan Jones, Campaigns Manager at RESULTS UK. Click here to download the call.

Rob Green reports on the Nutrition Advocacy Day at Parliament

21 May 2013

Last Tuesday, 14 grassroots volunteers headed to Parliament with our southern advocate- Walter Nyika- to speak with their MPS about global undernutrition ahead of the ‘Nutrition for Growth’ event on June 8 th . This guest blog post about the day comes from Rob Green, the new group leader of our new RESULTS group in Cardiff.

It was my first time meeting the RESULTS team and my first time attending...

Gillian Price reports on the 'IF' campaign – Religious lobby of parliament 15 May 2013

16 May 2013

Today's blog comes from RESULTS volunteer Gillian Price; Gill is a long term member of our Stort Valley group. on Wednesday she attended a CAFOD organised lobby of Parliament to speak with MPs ahead of the June 8th Hunger Summit.

TB and Undernutrition: A Vicious Circle

15 May 2013

Tuberculosis (TB) and Undernutrition are two of our key issues at Results. Both have a devastating impact on the lives of the poor in developing countries, yet both have a worryingly low profile in the aid and development discourse in donor countries. They are also two issues that are closely intertwined.

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